NFL teams made a lot of noise in the immediate aftermath of the Week 17 finales, with San Francisco and San Diego firing their coaches, and Denver confirming that its coach was stepping down.
That made for a quiet “Black Monday,” the day struggling teams typically reserve for making changes at the top. But in some cases, the silence was deafening, and what wasn’t explained provided fodder for conversation.
A sampling of what was said Monday, and what was left unsaid:
“Never say never.” — Denver’s John Elway, on whether the Broncos might add a veteran quarterback. There will continue to be speculation about Elway rolling the dice on another...